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  • Live From New York

    The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests

    James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales's definitive oral history of Saturday Night Live, hailed as "incredible" (Vulture) and "required reading" (People).When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, Live from New York was immediately proclaimed the best book ever produced on the landmark and legendary late-night show. In their own words, unfiltered and uncensored, a ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Where's My F*cking Latte? (and Other Stories About Being an Assistant in Hollywood)

    The Kindle Bestselling book featured on TV's "ACCESS HOLLYWOOD" DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS... Every movie and TV star has one. So does every agent and manager. Some producers and studio execs have two or even three. I'm talking about an assistant. Someone to answer your phones, pick up your dry cleaning. Someone to hide your drugs. Your assistant knows what you eat, who you're sleeping with and what ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Presto!

    How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

    by Penn Jillette ...
    Penn Jillette’s New York Times bestselling account of his “extremely funny and somewhat profane journey to discovering a healthy lifestyle…that will motivate others to seek weight-loss solutions” (The Washington Post).More than three hundred and thirty pounds and saddled with a systolic blood pressure reading at dangerous heights, legendary magician Penn Jillette found himself at a crossroads. He ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • What Are You Laughing At?

    How to Write Humor for Screenplays, Stories, and More

    “People have forgotten how to be funny,” says Chris Vogler in his foreword to What Are You Laughing at? Luckily, experienced and award-winning humor writer Brad Schreiber is here to remind us all how it’s done. If laughter is the best medicine, be prepared to feel fit as a fiddle after perusing these pages. Brad’s clever wit and well-timed punch lines are sure to leave you grasping your sides, ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • A Practical Handbook for the Actor

    For anyone who has ever wanted to take an acting class, "this is the best book on acting written in the last twenty years" (David Mamet, from the Introduction).This book describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, actor W. H. Macy, and director Gregory Mosher. A Practical Handbook for the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Voice-Overs for Podcasting

    How to Develop a Career and Make a Profit

    A Creative Performance Approach to Producing Podcasts that Showcase and Monetize Your Skills, Knowledge, and PersonalityVoice-Overs for Podcasting is exactly what podcasters of all levels need: an essential handbook to create, build, improve, and connect with audiences around the globe. Written by veteran voice-over coach and author, Elaine A. Clark, this book delivers the nuts and bolts of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Self-Management for Actors

    Getting Down to (Show) Business

    No other book for actors focuses so succinctly on the business of self-management. Whether an actor has an agent or manager or is building toward assembling that team, "Self-Management for Actors" will provide a roadmap for surviving--and thriving--in the entertainment industry. There is nothing magic or even a little mystical about the business side of the business. There is, however, a cloak of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Powerhouse

    The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    “Magisterial. ... A must read for anyone who wants to work in Hollywood or just know how Hollywood works.”— The Hollywood ReporterA New York Times bestseller, now updated with an afterword and exclusive new materialFrom the #1 bestselling author behind acclaimed oral histories of Saturday Night Live and ESPN comes "the most hotly anticipated book [in decades]" (Variety): James Andrew Miller's ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Shark Infested Waters: Tales Of An Actors' Agent

    In Shark Infested Waters, Michael Whitehall contrasts the glamorous image of theatrical life with the mundane realities of the business, while passing on some startling trade secrets along the way. A laconic raconteur of refreshingly unstar-struck theatrical anecdotes, Whitehall deftly sketches the social comedy of his eccentric background: growing up in suburban London in the 1950s, his ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Practical Casting

    A Studio Reference

    by Tim McCreight ...
    This informative and practical book covers a wide range of small scale casting techniques, fromcuttlefish to contemporary lost wax casting. In his usual straightforward language, TimMcCreight explains not only the “how-to” but also the reasons behind the techniques. Withparticular emphasis on creative solutions to technical and equipment issues, this book is aspopular with hobbyists as it is with ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood

    A Guide to Real Jobs in the Film Industry

    by Brian Dzyak ...
    Go Hollywood—with a complete, insightful look at the biggest jobs on the movie set. What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood is one-stop shopping for anyone who wants to work in film. It's the only behind-the-scenes title that offers a detailed look at the industry explores more than 35 jobs from around the film industry. A must-have for anyone interested in Hollywood. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Get It Done

    From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day

    by Sam Bennett ...
    “Organized” and “artist” don't usually go together. Creative types are more often seen as sensitive, melodramatic, eccentric, misunderstood, and the like. To those who have been labeled in this way, Sam Bennett says, “Congratulations! You're an artist.” And through the Organized Artist Company, she has coached hundreds of artists to overcome procrastination, lack of focus, and time-sucking habits ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Sailor Moon Reflections

    The inside story of the original recordings of the English version of Sailor Moon

    The work of a voice artist isn't necessarily what it may seem to the viewer or listener. It is a craft that is learned through intense study and practice. The cast of Sailor Moon were paragons of this art form and reveal their techniques in accomplishing their roles in this book. This is the inside story of the English recording of Sailor Moon and will make the reader aware of the arduous work ... Read more

    $6.59 AUD

  • The Indie Producers Handbook

    Creative Producing from A to Z

    Myrl Schreibman has written a comprehensive and practical, step-by-step guide for organizing and running a film from pre-production through post-production and delivery. This invaluable resource provides fundamental tools to produce a more thorough, more organized, and more professional film production. Packed with engaging and useful anecdotes, Schreibman provides a superlative introduction and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Acting as a Business

    by Brian O'Neil ...
    An essential handbook for actors–a modern classic–in a newly updated edition.Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring actors. Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O’Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge of the business behind their art. It’s packed with ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Hollywood Unknowns

    A History of Extras, Bit Players, and Stand-Ins

    by Anthony Slide ...
    Extras, bit players, and stand-ins have been a part of the film industry almost from its conception. On a personal and a professional level, their stories are told in Hollywood Unknowns, the first history devoted to extras from the silent era through the present. Hollywood Unknowns discusses the relationship of the extra to the star, the lowly position in which extras were held, the poor working ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • The Reel Truth

    Everything You Didn't Know You Need to Know About Making an Independent Film

    by Reed Martin ...
    Did you know that most of the biggest indie filmmakers, screenwriters, and producers working today each made the same avoidable mistakes early on in their careers?The Reel Truth details the pitfalls, snares, and roadblocks that aspiring filmmakers encounter. Reed Martin interviewed more than one hundred luminaries from the independent film world to discuss the near misses that almost derailed ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Mastering Stand-Up

    The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Comedian

    This entertaining and sharply written guide—for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers—examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman, Richard Pryor, and more as a means of illustrating the most important techniques of performing and writing ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart!

    Featuring the Haber Phrase Technique for Actors

    How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart! is the answer to every actor's audition prayers. Acting coach Margie Haber has created a revolutionary phrase technique to get actors through readings without stumbling over the script. The book helps actors break through the psychological roadblocks to auditioning with a specific, 10-step method for breaking down the scene. Actors learn to prepare ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Inside Studio 54

    In Inside Studio 54, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills. In the early eighties, Mark Fleischman reopened Studio 54, the world's most glamorous and notorious nightclub, after it was ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sinfonia de Birimbau

    Culture of Capoeira in Classical Music

    Book 1 - English Version
    Addressing education, arts and music, the book features original musical scores and historical photos that depict the realistic synthesis of various cultures through the current and past history of Brazil, Africa, Europe, USA and Australia.With my divergent pedagogy I add improvements to evolve family education and progress our schooling from elementary to university education. I d... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $7.00 AUD

  • The Challenge of the Actor

    Freeing the Performer Within ~ A Guide to Self-Expression in the Craft of Acting

    by Eric Stone ...
    The Eric Stone Studio approach to teaching the craft of acting is highly creative and rooted in time-tested and rigorous principles. The strength of this method is that it is entirely focused on training the individual as opposed to delivering a general "system." The result of this process is that it succeeds in developing strong, independent and free-spirited artists.By aiming straight at the ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Secrets To Make Your Broadway Dream A Reality: SELLING YOURSELF

    by Stephen Horst ...
    Do you know how to sell yourself in the room? Its a business skill that is equally, if not more important than the actual artistic performance. They dont teach it to you in High School or even College, but you can learn itAnd if you want to perform on Broadway, you must. Selling yourself to casting directors, agents, managers, producers, directors, choreographers, composers, and music supervisors ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD

  • The Filmmaker's Guide to Production Design

    Learn to turn a simple screenplay into a visual masterpiece! Top production designers share their real-life experiences to explain the aesthetic, narrative, and technical aspects of the craft. Step by step, aspiring filmmakers will discover sound instruction on the tools of the trade, and established filmmakers will enjoy a new outlook on production design. They will learn, for example, the craft ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD $1.99 AUD